NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: Industry leading, global solar panel manufacturer Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) has become a sponsor of actor/racer Patrick Dempsey's Dempsey Racing Team. Together, the two organizations have established a solar charity initiative. The initiative will increase Trina Solar's brand awareness in the United States through the sponsorship and promotion of Patrick and the other Dempsey Racing drivers as solar ambassadors who will appear at different events, including last week's Indianapolis 500 ("Indy 500"), America's premier and most viewed automobile race.
The sponsorship will take the form of on-car logo branding on the engine cover of the Dallara/Honda, ensuring excellent opportunities for worldwide marketing exposure.
Trina Solar's association with Mr. Dempsey extends the solar manufacturer's momentum as the Company expands its leadership role in raising solar awareness throughout the world.WHO: Video Includes: Spokesperson Lewis Franck of Phoenicia Sports and Entertainment Jerome Mazet, Asst. Director Global Branding & APMEA Marketing, Trina Solar Patrick Dempsey, Actor Robert Muhn, United States Vice President Sales and Marketing, Trina Solar VIDEO LINK (large file): http://file.brickyard.com/ftp/fetch/51fde99b-8297-424f-9955-de40c07cedcd/ About Trina Solar Limited Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) (" Trina Solar" or the "Company") is a leading manufacturer of high quality modules and has a long history as a solar PV pioneer since it was founded in 1997 as a system installation company. Trina Solar is one of the few PV manufacturers that have developed a vertically integrated business model from the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Trina Solar's products provide reliable and environmentally-friendly electric power for a growing variety of end-user applications worldwide. For the North American market, Trina Solar has established its regional headquarters in San Jose, California. For further information, please visit Trina Solar's website at http://www.trinasolar.com. About Dempsey Racing